Crazy Car Fire Shuts Down FDR Drive In East Harlem

Firefighters battled a car fire on the FDR Drive that shut down multiple lanes of traffic during the Tuesday evening rush hour, an FDNY spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

One Dies, One Left Badly Injured In Separate Motorcycle Crashes In East Harlem

NY Daily News reports that one man died and one woman was lucky to survive in two separate motorcycle crashes Saturday, police said. Continue Reading →

Metropolitan Hospital Plans Apartments At 1880 First Avenue In East Harlem

1880-first-avenue1New York City’s hospitals are struggling. St. Vincent’s Hospital in the West Village shut its doors in 2010 and sold most of its property to condo developers. Continue Reading →

Crack Is Wack Mural By Keith Haring In Harlem

51713eaPotentially NYC’s most famous mural, Keith Haring’s 1986 piece frames a handball court at 128th Street and 2nd Avenue, serving as a permanent reminder of a crack epidemic that crippled some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. Continue Reading →